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  • Posted in thread: Removing hot and cold break before pitching? on 11-16-2015 at 09:47 PM
    I repeated the trub xBmt a couple months back, only I used the triangle test in the manner
    we've learned is best, results basically echo the first :)

  • Posted in thread: Idea for exBEERiment on 11-12-2015 at 03:37 AM
    you'll get more hop flavor in the beer, and less on the nose. to oversimplify it- whirlpool is
    flavor, dry hop is aroma.I'm not terribly sure I still buy this conventional line of reasoning.
    Make 2 be...

  • Posted in thread: What's more important-- yeast vitality or viable cell counts? New xBmt results! on 10-27-2015 at 12:58 PM
    The few vitality starters I've made have been with real wort from the mash. I just steal about
    800mL of second runnings in a flask, boil for about 5 min, chill in ice bath, pith yeast, then
    keep on st...

  • Posted in thread: English Barley Wine (BIAB) on 10-23-2015 at 03:34 AM
    Doubt it. All that narrowing the gap does is allow for faster conversion, so a shorter mash
    time. Your boost probably came from the longer mash and squeezing the heck out of the
    bag.Faster conversion ...

  • Posted in thread: Why is this? on 10-23-2015 at 03:27 AM
    Butt king wand? Sounds kinky.I'm not convinced bottling from the spigot is really all that

  • Posted in thread: A Thank You To This Forum on 10-14-2015 at 04:12 AM
    I'm welcome too, @iijakii, thank you!

  • Posted in thread: XBMT - Mash temp on 10-14-2015 at 04:04 AM
    Ya know, I disagree with this one.Even though I've gone through the process to be BCJP
    recognized, I will be the first to admit that my nose and pallet aren't very good (deviated
    septum? too much toba...

  • Posted in thread: XBMT - Mash temp on 10-14-2015 at 03:18 AM
    I think it shows just how variable everyone's taste buds are...Which is partially his point.
    Because our taste buds differ so much, many of our techniques don't matter that much as a whole

  • Posted in thread: Pumpkin Beer, hey how much pumpkin? on 10-05-2015 at 12:37 PM
    Bringing this one back from the dead! We compared 2 beers made from the same recipe with the
    same spicing where one received pumpkin and the other didn't. Did it make a difference? Results
    are in!

  • Posted in thread: Jaded Brewing Wort Chillers: A Review on 09-01-2015 at 12:22 PM
    Not a "beta-tester", so no bias here. Purchased a King Cobra recently and despite the price and
    wait time (3 weeks to ship) couldn't be more impressed with the performance. I live in SE
    Louisiana (gul...

Brulosophy is a place to experiment with home brews. If you've had a crazy idea or wondered how something worked please visit us at! List of exBEERiments How To Easily Harvest Clean Yeast from Starters Make Good Lager in Less Time! Marshall "Brulosopher" Schott
July 14, 2012  •  06:06 PM
do you ever get any of that homebrew taste in your brews???
I also see you got some stuff for sale on craigs...
July 14, 2012  •  06:10 PM
@malt20 Hey, Cole. Homebrew taste? I think I know what you're referring to, but I've only experienced it when using extract. I'd have to say most of my beers turnout quite well, which I think is primarily due to using good yeast starters and fermenting at the right temperature. If you'd care to try mine for yourself to see, you can come over sometime and taste ;) Seriously, feel free to text anytime.

I am selling some stuff due to getting new equipment. Let me know if you're interested in any of it.
November 1, 2012  •  04:07 PM
Hey Marshall... This is Aaron from the 'hogs. There are a couple of us here (Matt is "humann_brewing" and I think there are a few others...

Keep up the good articles!
November 3, 2012  •  06:07 PM
:) I like the "Secondary" comment.

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